1996 Quinta do Vesuvio

Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Tasting notes for individual Ports, with an index sorted by vintage and alphabetically.
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Lady Roots
Cockburn’s Special Reserve
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Post by Lady Roots » 17:33 Thu 27 Sep 2007

Tasted in Nov 04 at Vesuvio:

Concentrated purple to black colour with a pink hue. Lovely aromas of blackcurrants, ripe black cherries, lemon blossom, spicess and some earthy tones. Very fruity, but a bit tight at the moment. Probably closing down/in a difficult phase. Some plums at the finish.

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